What You See Is Who You Are: The Intersection of Photography and Identity

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Photographs are critical in today’s world in defining identity — whether as private individuals, as citizens,  as public personas.

Photojournalism has long struggled with the responsibility of bearing forth the truth; and  historical archives, and the perspective from which they were created, can alter our understanding of past cultures and eras. Looking at the work of Wendy Ewald, Georgia O’Keefe, Walt Whitman, Mindy Stricke and the writings of Leo Braudy, Marvin Heiferman, Edwin Schupman and others, this workshop will explore the many ways photography can influence our perception of history, culture and ourselves.

 

Absolutely no prior experience is required, just a willingness to engage. This suggested short read will enhance your experience:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B9Ri5al6SjfFRUVmTWZSZDBhd3M

 

 

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